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SkyWatcher WiFi Adapter

Give your Sky-Watcher GOTO mount WiFi capability with the plug-in Wifi Adapter.
NZ $169.00
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WIFI Adapter

Give your Sky-Watcher GOTO mount WiFi capability with the plug-in Wifi Adapter.

NOTE: This Wifi Adapter replaces your existing SynScan hand controller.

With the adapter plugged, in you can connect the mount to the SynScan App and use your mobile device to control and align your telescope.

Download the FREE SynScan app from Google Play or Apple App Store.

Download the firmware

Also works with SkySafari Software (Sky Safari 6 Plus & Sky Safari 6 Pro) – find the Apps here. Download the Instructions for using the App.

 

Works with all the SynScan GOTO capable mounts:

  • Star Discovery
  • Star Explorer
  • Collapsible GOTO Dobsonian
  • StarGate GOTO Dobsonian
  • Equatorial Pro
  • AZGT Pro
  • EQ8 Pro
  • EQ3 Pro
  • EQ5 Pro
  • GT Series AZ-EQ5 GOTO
  • HEQ5 Pro GOTO

The new SynScan app emulates the SysnScan controller on your smartphone or tablet allowing you to control your telescope without being tethered with a hardwired handcontroller.

When plugged in the SkyWatcher WiFi Adapter will create a wifi network called “SynScanWiFi_xxxxxx” – you can join this wifi connection from the settings tab of your preferred device.

Once connected you can open the SynScan app and tap the “Connect” button.

The 8-way direction buttons at t he bottom of the app screen allow you to slew the telescope – the number displayed in the centre box indicates the slew speed (just like the SynScan hand controller).

Tap the alignment icon and choose your preferred alignment method.

Once aligned, you can choose your target through the Star or Deep Sky menus.

Instructions for connecting the adapter to Synscan App

 

Connect
Power on mount and use your mobile device to join the SynScan Wi-Fi network. Open the app and tap the Connect button.

Slewing the Mount
Use the 8-way direction buttons to command the mount to rotate (slew).The number at the centre of the buttons indicate the slewing speed.

Align the Finder Scope
Point the primary telescope to a fixed target. Identify the object at the centre of the eyepiece and adjust screws on the finder scope until the reticle also points to the same object.

Mount Alignment Scope
Tap the Alignment icon, choose an alignment method and select the alignment stars. During alignment, use the 8-way slew buttons to first centre the alignment star in the finder scope and then in the primary telescope. Tap the confirmation button when done; note that the app requires the last slewing direction to be up and right before tapping.

GOTO
Tap the Star or Deep Sky icon and select an object from the catalogs. Tap GoTo and the mount will point to it. You can use User Objects to specify an object not in the apps catalogue.  After completing the GOTO for an object, you can centre it in the telescope’s eyepiece and then tap. This is optional but doing so allows subsequent GOTO for targets near this object to be more accurate.



 


 

 

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